By B D NarayankarParis, Jan 16 (PTI) Cast Software envisions building asoftware intelligence market to address costly IT outagesexperienced by global companies like HSBC and Google in recenttimes, its Chairman and CEO Vincent Delaroche said today.
Cast provides software intelligence to IT companies formeasuring their software structural quality.
Speaking to PTI in an interview here, Delaroche said,"When I was six years old I always fancied to have a meal withElon Musk to listen to him. He has so many innovative ideas,ideas which have the potential of disrupting the status quo ofthe industry for better.""Musk's ideas motivated me to make the invisible visibleby providing objective software measurement and making iteasier to see whatÂ’s going inside software.
"Even in my teens, I wanted to create a new industrycategory that would have an impact, and Cast is therealisation of this long-drawn dream. We want to consolidateour dream of building the software intelligence market fromthe ground-up," he added.
Cast serves Fortune 1000 companies across the globe. Ithas forayed into the Indian market and is eyeing a revenue ofUSD 8-9 million this calender year.
Delaroche said global businesses must be alert for modernday innovative cyber threats as well as faulty code quality.
"Despite progress in infrastructure robustness, ITbusinesses still suffer database, hardware and softwareoutages...," he said.
Delaroche said structural performance insights will helpcompany managements identify key issues which have the biggestimpact on business operations.
"With 50 per cent of security problems occurring insoftware design and architecture, in-depth analysis is vitalto ensure performance," he added.
Talking about his clients, Delaroche said, "In ourinitial stages of Cast, we met a Chief Technology Officer of alarge global systems integrator. As we were giving ourpresentation, we watched him snoring away to glory. After wecame out, we had a good laugh, for we thought cognac and winewould have done him in after a consummate lunch.""I am very proud to say, the snoring wonder is one Cast'sbiggest customers and is deploying our company across morethan 20,000 developers to deliver high-quality software atlower cost," he said. PTI BDNABM.
This is unedited, unformatted feed from the Press Trust of India wire.